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MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
to ireland to denmark, his death is front page news across the world. president obama met mandela just once but says he will forever strive to walk in his footprint. >> i am one of the countless millions who drew
MSNBC
Dec 10, 2013 7:00am PST
has its first new gun law on the books since last year's tragedy in newtown, connecticut, an extension of the ban on undetectable guns. president obama attending nelson mandela's funeral in south africa signed the bill using the auto pen. it does paul short of what many democrats wanted, tightening loopholes to address new 3-d printing technology but they ran into a brick wall from the gun lobby. meanwhile states have been more successful than the feds on gun control. 21 states enacting new laws to curb gun violence. according to the brady campaign and law center to prevent gun violence. california, new jersey, connecticut, maryland, scoring the highest, followed by new york, massachusetts and hawaii, but 26 states got a grade of f. arizona scored the lowest. let me bring in dan gross, president of the brady campaign to prevent gun violence and psychologist bart rossi. good to see both of you. dan, let's start with your report card. 21 states have passed laws to curb gun violence. what kind of progress is being made? >> tremendous progress. in fact progress that would have been conside
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
us today. >>> the latest numbers on obama care offer better news. according to the kaiser family foundation, more than 243,000 people have signed up for private coverage. 567,000 more found out they're eligible for medicare. now, the white house emphasized that's in addition to the aca's provisions already at work, including one that keeps young people insured. >> at the young age of 23, justine was ballottling cancer the second time. the other day her mom, joanne, e-mailed me from cleveland university hospital where justine is undergoing treatment. she stopped by the pharmacy to pick up justine's medicine. if justine were uninsured, it would have cost her $4500. but he is insured because the affordable care act has let her and three million other young people, like monica, gain coverage boy staying on their parents' coverage until they're 26. that means justine's mom had -- all she had to cover was the $25 co-pay. >> justine and her mom, joanne, join me now from the cancer center where justine receives her treatments. good morning to both of you. justine, how are you doing? >> i
MSNBC
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
exclusive interview with president obama tomorrow at 7:00 eastern on msnbc. >>> checking the news feed this morning, the engineer at the controls of that metro-north train that derailed last weekend told police he zoned out just moments before the crash. four people were killed, more than 60 hurt. just two weeks earlier william rockefeller switched from working afternoons to the morning shift. he nodded off, caught himself but caught himself too late. >>> they are cautioning people to be ready for the release of 911 calls from the newtown shooting. some of the victims' family members joined a state prosecutor fighting to keep the tapes from being made public, then days ago dropped the fight. seven calls from inside the school are expected to be released today. >>> after reassuring japan that the u.s. shares its concerns over china's new air defense zone, vice president joe biden is in beijing today for discussions with the chinese president. the air defense zone controls islands controlled by japan but claimed by china. the vice president's east asia trip was supposed to focus on
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 7:00am PST
president obama, and that's at 7:00 eastern on msnbc. >>> nbc news has learned that former new york police commissioner bill brattin is returning to the job he had decades ago. the mayor is expected to make the announcement in new york. bratton held the top cop position in new york, and los angeles. he is also an nbc and msnbc.com contributor. the crime rate in new york city under his watch went down. we'll keep an eye on that. >> an american teacher in texas has been shot to death in libya. it happened in ben ga gassy. a former principal at the school said the teacher was killed while jogging near his home. no one has claimed responsibility, but we will keep you posted on any developments. >>> brand new numbers on obama care are encouraging, but is it too late for the president's new pr push to work? the dnc chair debbie wasserman schultz joins us next. one could affect sex drive, but not energy or even my mood. that's when i talked with my doctor. he gave me some blood tests... showed it was low t. that's it. it was a number. [ male announcer ] today, men with low t have androgel
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 7:00am PST
. >>> good morning, i'm chris jansing. there's a major new push to focus positive attention on obama care, and it starts today. the kickoff is at the white house this afternoon. we'll hear from the president today, but the plan is to have a democrat or someone from the administration do something every single day until the december 23rd deadline. and just announced, this thursday the president will sit down with chris matthews at american university. the interview will air right here on msnbc's "hardball" at 7:00 p.m. eastern. again, that's thursday, december 5th. >>> and it appears to be the right time for a new pr campaign, considering that the website is doing better. a senior administration official says 750,000 people visited the site yesterday, and enrollment numbers obtained by nbc news show more than 100,000 signed up in november. let me bring in our company, molly ball, national political reporter for the atlantic, ryan grim is the huffington post washington bureau chief and an msnbc contributor. good morning. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> so the huffington post had t
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 7:00am PST
obama care website is working a lot better. of course democrats have been antsy after two months of negative headlines. and although the site does look better for the consumer logging on, just this morning nbc news learned that a senior representative with america's health insurance plans says there are still significant issues with the back end of operations. so on its website this is what it says. until the enrollment process is working from end to end, many consumers will not be able to enroll in coverage. in addition to fixing the technical problems with healthcare.gov, the significant back end issues must also be resolved to ensure coverage can begin on january 1st, 2014. in particular, the ongoing problems with processing 834 enrollment files needs to be fixed. i'm going to bring in new york congressman, steve israel, chair of the democratic congressional campaign committee. always good to see you, congressman, good morning. >> happy holidays, thank you. >> give us your assessment of where we are. are you confident the worst is behind? >> well, it's made progress, and we have
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